Bare Life, Dead Labor, and Capital(ist) Punishment

  • James Andrew Tyner Kent State University
  • Alex Colucci Kent State University


On September 21, 2011, two men—Troy Davis and Lawrence Brewer—died. Their deaths were planned, organized, and staged. They were not, however, murdered—at least, not according to our juridical discourse.

Author Biography

James Andrew Tyner, Kent State University
Professor of Geography, Kent State University
How to Cite
Tyner, J., & Colucci, A. (2015). Bare Life, Dead Labor, and Capital(ist) Punishment. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 14(4), 1083-1099. Retrieved from